Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till fight preview

UFC Fight Night 176: Whittaker vs. Till is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Robert “The Reaper” Whittaker will take on Darren “The Gorilla” Till in the Middleweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Fight Night 176 card.

In this post, we will break down Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 29-year-old, Robert Whittaker is coming in with a 21-5-0 record. Whittaker will be fighting for the first time since a loss via KO/TKO against Israel Adesanya at UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya in October.

Till, meanwhile, is coming off a split decision win against Kelvin Gastelum on October 5, 2019 at UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz and holds a 18-2-1 record.

Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till
29
Age
27
6′ 0″
Height
6′ 0″
185 lbs.
Weight
185 lbs.
73″
Reach
74″
21-5-0
Record
18-2-1
Orthodox
Stance
Southpaw

Robert Whittaker has an orthodox fighting stance with a 73″ reach. The 27-year-old, Darren Till is an southpaw fighter with a 74″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Whittaker comes in with 39% striking accuracy, he typically lands about 4.77 significant strikes every minute. His opponent, Till fires at 46% accuracy, landing about 2.41 significant strikes per minute. Robert Whittaker also has a 57% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.36 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Till’s 0.66 takedowns and 82% takedown accuracy.

Darren spent on average 12:36 minutes in the Octagon and Robert has an average fight time of 12:04 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC Fight Night 176 is live in , who do you think will win, Robert or Darren? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Fight Night 176: Whittaker vs. Till
Date
July 25, 2020
Location
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Matchup
Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till

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